User experience designer

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How much does a User Experience Designer make in the United States?

Average base salary
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2k salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
$97,800
per year
The average salary for a user experience designer is $97,800 per year in the United States and $5,000 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$5,000
per year
Most common benefits
  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid sick time
  • Health savings account
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k)

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for user experience designers

Most recommended skill

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earn +36.35% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 125.00% since 2018. User Experience Designers with this skill earn +36.35% more than the average base salary, which is $97,800 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Journalism
+36.35%
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XML
+30.43%
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Project Management
+17.83%
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Most common benefits for User Experience Designers

  • Commuter assistance
  • Paid sick time
  • Health savings account
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Food provided
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home

Salary satisfaction

Based on 180 ratings

73% of User experience designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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